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Spring 2021

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A Message from the Dean

Purdue Engineering is in the unique position of shouldering the land-grant responsibility of student access and success, and advancing research for transformational impact to society.

Research

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Advancing Technology and the Economy

The new Center for Secured Microelectronics Ecosystem builds on a partnership with Taiwan-based TSMC.

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First All-digital Nuclear Reactor System in the U.S. Installed at Purdue

Nuclear power plants generate 20 percent of the nation’s electricity.

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Protecting Privacy at the Ballot Box

Secure multiparty computation work could do this and more.

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Game-changing Technologies

Inaugural hypersonics conference advances transformational defense

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Centers Power Energy Technologies, Brain-inspired Computing

Teams are researching renewable energy and intelligent autonomous.

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Purdue Center to Focus on Development of Earth-Moon Economy

The NASA Cislunar Initiative aims to take a leadership role in space access.

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Learning the Rules for Safe Homes in Space

The RETH institute will focus on resilience and autonomy.

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2019 Astronaut Reunion

Thirteen astronauts were honored during Homecoming weekend.

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Purdue Engineering Hits $1B Mark in Ever True Campaign

Record-breaking contributions grow enrollment, research and innovation.

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Day of Giving

Purdue Engineering sets a new record for gifts received

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Global Engagements

Dean Mung Chiang has a mission to visit alumni around the world

Facilities

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New Gateway to Purdue’s Engineering Campus

Complex will feature project-based instructional laboratories, design studios, collaborative spaces, virtual labs and a student success center, among innovative spaces.

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Space Plan 2017-2027

Plans include construction or renovation of 17 different College of Engineering buildings.

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Saab’s Global Defense and Security Company Lands at Purdue

New U.S. manufacturing operation will support production of the Air Force's next generation T-X jet trainer.

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SEL Purdue to Create 300-Plus Jobs

A 100,000-square-foot facility for electric power research will provide new high-tech jobs.

Innovation

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Purdue Propels 5G Collaboration

The launch of a new 5G hub will drive the testing and development of 5G-enabled technologies.

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Keating Supercars LLC

The company will build a faster street-legal auto at Purdue’s Discovery Park District.

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Ray Ewry Sports Engineering Center Pays Homage to Olympic Star, Alumnus

Center will develop cutting edge technology to reduce athletes' injuries, improve performance and more.

Learning

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Taking Engineering Education to the Next Level

New affordable online master’s programs will begin in 2020.

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Lillian Gilbreth Postdoctoral Fellowships

Awards recognize outstanding scholarly achievements.

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True ‘GRIT’

Initiative expands undergraduate learning beyond the classroom.

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Minority Engineering Celebrates Partnership

Selected students will receive scholarship funding.

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Women In Engineering

College marks 50 years of encouraging, supporting, connecting, and enriching.

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Engineering Medicine Partnership

A unique partnership leverages the strengths of two premier institutions.

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Initiatives in Data and Engineering Applications, Autonomous and Connected Systems, and Innovation and Making

Each Purdue Engineering Initiative (PEI) is a virtual organizational.

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Online Learning Growth

MOOCs (massive open online courses) have revolutionized not just how.

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Neil Armstrong Distinguished Visiting Fellows

The program brings highly accomplished and recognized scholars to the College.

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Gambaro Graduate Program of Aeronautics and Astronautics

A transformational gift was made by alumnus Ernest Gambaro (BSAE ’60, MSAE ’61) and his wife Monica.

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Purdue Engineering Initiatives

(PEIS) are a set of experiments that will further strengthen selected areas that are critical for an engineering college in the next decades.